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    1. This is what social and online media thought about the 2017 federal budget

      This is what social and online media thought about the 2017 federal budget

      twitter Treasurer Scott Morrison. Stefan Postles/ Getty Images Sentiment about the 2017 federal budget on social and online media was more positive, or at least neutral in nature, than expected. Media monitoring company Meltwater analysed 1111 online news articles and 9094 mentions in social media in the hours following the release of the budget on Tuesday night.

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      Mentions: Australia Instagram
    2. The issues in the federal budget -- as defined by social media

      The issues in the federal budget -- as defined by social media

      twitter Greg Wood/AFP/Getty Images The big issues for the federal budget to be announced Tuesday next week are education, housing affordability, jobs and debt, according to analysis of social and online media over the last week. Media monitoring group Meltwater, in a study of 1871 online news articles and 8906 social media mentions between April 27 and May 3, detected negative sentiment on areas where there’s been speculation of funding cuts.

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    3. Robots are evolving so quickly that the big concern may be how much we don't know about AI

      Robots are evolving so quickly that the big concern may be how much we don't know about AI

      twitter Can’t we all just get along? Picture: Columbia Pictures In Davos right now, the world’s best and best-performing economic minds are gathered for their annual bout of elite networking. You know you’re not invited because a ticket costs $35,000, and that’s before the cost of membership, which is also required, and even more expensive.

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    4. 6 Mistakes Businesses Make When Automating Their Systems And Processes

      6 Mistakes Businesses Make When Automating Their Systems And Processes

      twitter I, Robot. Photo: IMDb Major Australian organisations are increasingly turning to Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to improve operational efficiency, productivity, quality and customer satisfaction. ANZ, for instance, is experimenting with RPA offshore in India, the Philippines and China to manage routine tasks and allow human workers to refocus on new areas.

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      Mentions: India China Australia
    5. The ATO launched a 'Siri for tax', and has called it Alex

      The ATO launched a 'Siri for tax', and has called it Alex

      twitter Photo: Oli Scarff/ Getty Images. The Australian Taxation Office is pushing forward with its “digital by default” strategy, striking a deal with US-tech multilingual software computer giant Nuance Communications to implement a virtual assistant called Alex, in the style of Siri or Cortana, to allow people to serve themselves.

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    6. Chatbots explainer: Conversation may power revenues for the next decade

      Chatbots explainer: Conversation may power revenues for the next decade

      twitter Facebook chief and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. Photo: GLENN CHAPMAN/AFP/Getty Images Mobile apps like Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram are touted as the next great opportunity for advertisers, publishers and businesses of all types. But what if a simple conversation tool had the ability to turn prospects into customers far better than any of those hot platforms?

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    7. A startup founder shared these words of advice for anyone who's scared to fail

      A startup founder shared these words of advice for anyone who's scared to fail

      Scott Li – embracing failure. Picture: Will Chao Scott Li was born in China and raised in Australia. At 22, he started his first company, a market price search engine. The Price Geek pulled $20,000 in funding, failed to scale and folded. He tried again with a developer API for the Blockchain. Hello Block got accepted into US accelerator Techstars, pulled $120,000, and folded when the team realised the market wasn’t as big as they thought it was.

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    8. Google's new products prove it has still the best tech chops -- but it might not matter

      Google's new products prove it has still the best tech chops -- but it might not matter

      twitter Justin Sullivan Google revealed a handful of slick new products this week that showed off its impressive artificial intelligence and machine learning tech chops. Its new conversational assistant , for example, will take its traditional search product to the next level, letting users ask it questions, find suggestions, or book services through text chat in its new messaging app Allo or voice, in its new smart speaker, Home.

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      Mentions: Amazon Apple Google
    9. Google just launched a new messaging app that 'learns' about you as you use it

      Google just launched a new messaging app that 'learns' about you as you use it

      YouTube Google just launched a new smart messaging app called “Allo” at its developers conference. The app looks a lot like Facebook Messenger, with stickers and the ability to easily send photos, and, like Messenger, can also be used with your phone number. But Allo also “learns over time,” and can suggest smart replies through its machine learning, natural language processing, and image recognition abilities.

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    10. Google is launching a new, conversational smart assistant

      Google is launching a new, conversational smart assistant

      YouTube Google CEO Sundar Pichai Google is launching a new, conversational smart assistant that goes beyond its existing voice search features. The Google Assistant will work across all of a users devices and let users communicate through a chat thread to give everything an “on-going two way dialogue with Google.” “We want to give each user its own individual Google” CEO Sundar Pichai said on stage at the company’s IO developers conference.

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      Mentions: Chicago Amazon Google
    11. A giant hedge fund used artificial intelligence to analyse Fed minutes ― here's what it found

      A giant hedge fund used artificial intelligence to analyse Fed minutes ― here's what it found

      twitter Two Sigma does things differently. The giant hedge fund, which manages $35 billion, is as much a technology company as it is a hedge fund. It uses advanced technologies to find investment opportunities, and just hosted its annual artificial intelligence competition . One of those technological applications involves using natural language processing (NLP) techniques to analyse the Fed minutes, like those published Wednesday afternoon.

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